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Is taking a Gap year beneficial in college?

While many students choose to immediately begin college after high school, others desire to pursue different options before heading to college and committing to more years of education. Students who take a gap year take time off to do anything from traveling the world to volunteering to working and saving money. According to the Gap […]

Courtesy of Matthew Rubright. Matthew Rubright, junior behavioral science major, climbed to the top of Cucamonga Peak in the San Gabriel Mountains in 5 hours and 25 minutes round trip.

Student summits six peaks in six weeks

Setting a goal is easy, but the mental process to achieve those goals is rarely discussed. From hiking the Appalachian trails in Virginia to becoming the first to complete the Six-Pack of Peaks challenge, a challenge to climb the six tallest peaks in Southern California, Matthew Rubright, junior behavioral science major, conquered it all. Rubright […]

Danielle Lutjens | Where the rock wall once was is now home to numerous weight machines that target a wide range of muscle groups.

New equipment introduced to Rec Center

The Recreation Center at California Baptist University put up “We’re sorry for our dust” signs over the summer and began a long-awaited expansion. The Rec Center is adding diversified gym equipment and creating more space to work out. The first phase has already begun and has completed the addition of some redesigned spaces and new […]

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CBU guarantees housing for all resident students

Despite significant growth in the number of residential students California Baptist University experienced at the beginning of the fall 2018 semester, CBU is still able to guarantee housing to its resi- dential students because of the large number of commuters. This year, CBU’s residential student population grew enough to challenge the housing guarantee for those […]

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Late-bloomers tackle college

The thought of college can be nerve-racking when meeting unfamiliar faces, selecting a major or forfeiting precious sleep over countless deadlines. Although these hindrances are unavoidable, it has not stopped the older generation from taking advantage of educational opportunities. The California Baptist University’s Fall 2017 Enrollment Summary reported that the average age of an undergraduate […]

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Ending friendships shows wisdom

Young adulthood comes with many struggles and changes. Not only do young adults have to grapple with college and navigate romantic relationships but they also have to maintain platonic relationships. However, not every friendship works out in the end. Breaking up with a friend can be a difficult experience to accept and move on. Hannah […]

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Open mic night brings support to students

Students flowed through the doors of the Community Life lounge Thursday night, Oct. 11, grabbing their refreshments and heading to the rows of chairs and couches in front of the performance stage. All eyes were focused on the stage as Community Life’s first Open Mic Night of the year began. Kristin Holderman, director of Campus […]

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How do you build your credit score?

Debt — a scary word and an even scarier reality for many young adults, especially college students, in the cur- rent financial climate. From student loans to car payments, nearly every college student has been exposed to some type of debt. However, some may not realize how important those payments are when it comes to […]

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TV binging impacts lives of students

With the increasing popularity of subscription services, such as Netflix and Hulu, almost any show or movie is readily available at the click of a button. This may sound like a convenient way to watch content but too much time spent watching TV can take a toll on one’s health. Binge-watching is watching two or […]

Madison Santana | Banner Deziree | Little, 23-year-old barista at Arcade Coffee Roasters, said she loves to serve commuters at Wake Up Wednesday each week.

Commuters discover connections

Commuting students risk missing out on the typical college experience because they could be less available for on-campus activities. Despite this challenge, it is important for commuters to stay connected as college can provide opportunities to meet new people and develop a sense of belonging on campus. Samantha Emerick, sophomore business administration major, said although […]